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Rosetta May DAVIS

Female 1863 - 1906  (~ 43 years)


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  • Name Rosetta May DAVIS  [1
    Born CA 1863  [2
    • Birth date given as May 1860 in 1900 Census, but age 16 given at time of 1879 marriage would put birth in about 1863.
    Gender Female 
    Census 1900  Grant District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 1906  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I30133  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 25 Jun 2015 

    Father Franklin DAVIS,   b. 6 Feb 1841, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1867, New Milton, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Mother Martha SNIDER,   b. 18 Mar 1841, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1872, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1859  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16474  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Peter DAVIS,   b. 1 Aug 1858,   d. 8 May 1928  (Age 69 years)  [4
    Married 18 Dec 1879  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Cora DAVIS,   b. 31 Oct 1880, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elvada DAVIS,   b. May 1883
    +3. Everd Clint DAVIS,   b. 31 Dec 1885, Long Run, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1949, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +4. Etna Inez DAVIS,   b. 20 Apr 1890, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1953, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     5. Harold Ellsworth DAVIS,   b. 18 Feb 1895, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1979  (Age 83 years)
    +6. Nellie Blanche DAVIS,   b. 18 Oct 1896, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1973  (Age 76 years)
     7. Ora R. DAVIS,   b. CA 1903
    Family ID F11586  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S83] Davis - The Settlers of Salem, West Virginia, Susie Davis Nicholson, (Gordon Printing Co, Strasburg OH, 1979 (Revised & Enlarged) < www.wvgenweb.org/harrison/books.htm >), p. 197.

    2. [S2010] 1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (McClellan District).

    3. [S1773] Doddridge County WV Deaths 1853-1969, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101).

    4. [S1590] Death record of daughter.

    5. [S1774] Doddridge County WV Marriages 1845-1937, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (Jan 1993)).
      Identified as Peter Davis, 21, of Doddridge Co, son of Amaziah & Mariah; and Rosetta Davis, 16, of Doddridge Co, dau of Franklin & Martha. Married Dec 18 1879.